Relieve menstrual pain:
- Use non-prescription painkillers.
- Use of drugs containing anti-prostaglandin hormone under medical supervision.
- The use of pills containing hormones progesterone and estrogen.
- Surgery; if there are fibroids in the uterus.
- Foods that are rich in calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6 and omega-3 fatty acids, such as cabbage, cauliflower, salmon, tuna, fish oil, egg, shea, turkey, beef, bananas, popcorn, whole wheat, spinach, lettuce.
- Use medicinal herbs such as Mary’s palm, St. John’s herb, wild yam, cinnamon, chamomile, fennel, ginger, and mint.
- Use a heating pad or take a hot bath to induce your body to relax.
- Performing a firm physical activity.
Ways to prevent menstrual pain:
- Reduce the consumption of alcoholic beverages, caffeine, sugars, and salt.
- Regular exercise at a rate of four to five times a week for half an hour.
- Stress relief and psychological stress.
- Avoid smoking.
- Sleep for sufficient hours and continuous during the night, at least 8 hours.
- Drink ample amounts of water for at least 2 liters of water per day.